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. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
. stone is live. >> so far, they are down 1-nothing to the texas rangers. they have a packed house. the fans have been out here for much of the day. i have been speaking with the fans all afternoon. >> we're not looking for the wild card we are looking for the division! >> the west! >> honestly did you foresee this going into the season? >> have been snow. heavens-- no. >> i wrote an e-mail and i was did not think that there were going to catch the texas rangers. >> you are on the record. >> you are on the record some time ago talking about world series. >> i've been on that record for quite a few years. all providing that this is quite a feel good story. and they have lost 100 games. >> what is that about? remarks in? somebody is going to be toasted during this came in. >> and this guy is stopping. >> this is going down all faye philip we are doing this, taking the divisions. family were still wearing this giants cap. >> if we are still cheering? also for the east bay. east bay, the west bay. that is 14 going from nothing, to something. >> you heard it going from nothing, to somet
-one = final score. the share of the division with the texas rangers. and this is coming tonight with the here are some of the highlights. this was the winning play. just amazing. jackie, this could be a real! we could be looking at the a l west? >> yes. probably the most improbable story in baseball this year the oakland a's. 93/68 tied with the texas rangers. there were 13 games behind the texas rangers and the of the word bacthey have come back-this is the last game of the season and they are in the dead heat. the winner of this game will be the american league champion it will get a little bit of time off. and it all comes down to this. who would have thought this? at the beginning of the season, oakland athletics were a long shot. they didn't improbable comeback but as you mentioned, 30,000 fans and probably the same to the oakland fans are going crazy. and as i mentioned earlier one of the most improbable teams. they have clinched the playoff spot. they will get a little bit of time off. and i think that it will be packed again tonight. they seem to be winning night after night after ni
. over the texas rangers at the coliseum. oakland is guaranteed that wild card spot. this is their first trip to the playoffs since 20 06. if they sweep the season against the rangers the could also get the american west league title. >> we have to come out tomorrow. not going to get ahead of ourselves but we are going to savor the moment. (cheers & applause) >> they are getting crazy. the giants tried to take out the dodgers last night. it got off to a right start with buster posy hitting a deep left. the bottom of the night, tied-to-2. that is when the dodgers with an rbi single. at 3-2 = y -. final score. and the kansas city royals with cabrera he is currently in line to be the first crown winner. the tigers beat 6-3. reaching the playoffs in back-to- back since 1935. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have headlines. and a live look at the toll plaza. pretty light. and clear. once again it is going to be hot. please pardon the delay >> four men were on board to were in lifejackets they made to shortest time that it was the other two that went missing the coast guard has suspend
of 30,000 fans johnny jones hit a home run. they tied the rangers for first place in the american league west. they are sharing the division lead with the rangers and finally even the series. let's turn to our sole reporter jacki. >> good morning marc this was not supposed to happen this way. most people predicted the oakland a's will lose almost a hundred games this season. if they have one of the lowest payrolls and though whole baseball league. there were 13 games behind the raiders and then they started to turn it around. that play for the american league west championship today if this is game 1. they are at a flat footed tie with the. last night they did it again and they won their fifth game in a row. they are 93 and 681 of the best records in baseball. it was unbelievable. they expect huge crowds and if they win today they win the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and this story continues that if they win today that will get a few days off and they will be guaranteed at least one home game. the last thing you want to do was go on this wild card game is to win
are in soul position of second place of the wildcard and three games behind the rangers are the tite -- rangers for the title. tomorrow's game starts at 3:00 p.m. kron 4 news. >>> coming up, an update on the police search for a woman who tried to get her 10-year-old daughter to help her steal. we will have details. >> the a's, a big, big deal as they try to make the playoffs, we will have highlights and the giants finishing out the season, 49ers in new york, raiders getting ready for denver, all those stories straight ahead in this broadcast. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. ret
, if they sweep this season ending series with the rangers they will capture the american league west title. our sports director gary radnich will have more coming up in sports. >>> there is breaking news tonight, the body of one of two fishermen who went missing yesterday morning was discovered tonight by his family who were searching. no word on which fisherman was found near pigeon point south of half moon bay. this is video of the boat. it capsized by a large wave on sunday after leaving the marina. the boat washed ashore and got stuck on these rocks. four men were on board, two were wearing life jackets, they swam to shore, the other two went missing. the coast guard suspended their such but family continued to search and they found the body about 6:30 p.m. tonight. >>> tonight the albany middle school school teacher accused of molesting a student is dead, it appears james izumizaki took his life. kron 4's jr spent the afternoon at albany middle school. >> reporter: a very emotional day at albany middle school right here. james izumizaki was not only a math teacher but a coach and someone i
. for those of you heading to the a's came later tonight against the rangers first pitch after 705 temperatures will be sitting in the low 80s and as we head into the rest of the evening we to introduce wins coming in from the south at 7 mi. an hour. take a look at your extended forecast a very warm conditions on tap tomorrow. 93 degrees expected in livermore 87 over in fremont and as we going to have to new highs by 3:00 p.m. we climbed into almost triple digits for livermore and fairfield 87 expected in vallejo. wednesday we start to turn the corner known '90s whatsoever we will continue with that cooled down temperatures below average transitioning into the weekend. robin >> will your ride into san francisco still slow by way of the bay bridge no relief for you get as you get into the city. we have a couple of trouble spots earlier accident near the toll plaza on the san francisco side not to four from the fremont street exit. your backed up on to the 880 into the bays on 280 westbound it will be as logo 80 west along the shore getting into open lots of extra time getting into s
to the playoffs zero yet! >> it was sole hot and quiet with a home run was hit we are ready for the rangers. >> the suite was amazing yes i think they can make it to the playoffs is up to them than to have to rely on anyone else they have in their hand they can do it. >> the last time the a's made it to the playoffs was in 2006 in oakland reggie colmar kron 4 news. >> for the giants beat san diego 7-5. now on to football the oakland raiders were roughed up losing to the denver broncos 37-6 the game was close in the first half. the broncos unpaid many came out the second half but up 27 straight points. the san francisco forty-niners meanwhile shut out the new york jets 34-0 is the final score. the jets were not able to do anything on either side of the ball all day long. the san francisco 49ers are 3-1 in the season and are still trailing. we will take a break at 4: 53 we will have more of a look outside. not much fog to speak of. q >> ann hathaway deter fairytale wedding. >> justin beeper gives new meaning to the san the show must go on the pop star got sick to in the kickoff concert of is
's. the american league west taking down the texas rangers. we are going to go live to the oakland coliseum or check our stone. tell us about the excited fans. j.r.? -- >> we are talking what the excitement. this is a pair of goggles because the photojournalist needed this with champagne. and we would need to show you this video but first, you can see the end of the line. this was over two-hours with people lined up looking for tickets. let me take a special moment. the end of the moment where there was a couple of hours this afternoon after that fly ball. you can see the oakland a's running out on the field. it was exciting. there were on the field even after they had victory. and with several items going on and they had that a victory lap a round the field. finally making their way down stairs and i think that are they going to have champagne. as we are waiting to interview. these big huge courts of champagne bottles and we talked to some of these players. and this is what they had to say. >> are you tired of drinking champagne? [laughter] what kind of question. heck no. >> and this litt
. taking down the texas rangers and was denied for celebrating. you see it was-a night for celebrating. j.r. >> the oakland a's are the best in the west. the a.l. west champions. >> we are just trying to play. it is not essentials happen that often the a.l. west champions. it is difficult to put it into words i'm going to celebrate with my teammates. >> they celebrated. with bob dowsing and champagne. and the a.l. west. called the second and the several days. >> are you getting tired of drinking champagne? >> the fire an-the party has just started-- >> are you tired of drinking champagne? >> what? [laughter] what type of question is that, heck no. >> at one point this one cameraman was doused by players. however, there were just leaving trying to make the minor leagues. >> i was not expecting to be here. i was hoping to get an opportunity. and this is what you dream about. >> outside of the a's box office but for 2.5 hours after wednesday's game if it was a long line. every ticket booth was open as they waited to get the playoff ticket. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >>pam: team coverage conti
back with nine to play. swept the texas rangers yesterday. twice the payroll they do to win the american league west. that means that they are going to detroit to start the playoff series on saturday. now yesterday here it was frenetic and the fans were going crazy. we had a chance to talk to some of them after the game. they were ready to go with their amazing a's. >> i've been waiting all my life for something like that. watching the a s back in 2000, i was never at the game, but this time i was at the game. seeing the celebration the last three days, remarkable. >> they are going all the way. >> i'm experiencing history right now so i'm excited. >> i didn't really believe in the as, i had to be a part of it today. they've been making magic happen all year. >> reporter: it took to the last game in the season but finally the playoff pitcher is in place and we have a look at what you can expect from the oakland as starting on saturday. they go to detroit today, will practice friday, first game is saturday. 3:00. then they play again sunday. then they come back home to start
at kron and the texas rangers. the rangers had a decent lead but the a's came back. brandon loss. and look at his two home runs 9-7 = 80s. they are trailing by four games. with a 9-7 = the 80the oakland athletics. for the angels for lost today and the oakland a's are still too above those wild- card and the pittsburgh pirates we have time for a great play. they have faded but nonetheless, a great defense. travis snyder, wow i would like to see matt to do that! that is great stuff. and his 20th victory. despite that great catch. and the n f l regular referees i am laughing because instead of the getting excited it is official. they are getting all of that attention. with the agreement tonight. it is the first time with so far, no complaints! baltimore right now is leading a. the 49ers are going to be in youngstown, ohio. the death last year with harbaugh having to go back and forth to the east coast twice. and if they lose? what the heck are they going to be doing in one week in youngstrom? alex smith. perhaps tossing to randy moss. >> there are no distractions, here. we hang out. and in th
at the texas rangers and the oakland athletics. they are three games behind against texas. and the athletics took on the texas rangers. with texas going up 9-4 at this point. and take a look! these home runs! however, it ended at 9-7. college football, stanford. at washington. you can see david shaw he will be here next week. murphy, with a 40 yd. >> huge! >> wow! and they are getting that pick up set. big upset that 35 yd touchdown. the huskies have obsessed. upset-as they were in the top 10 that they are most likely out. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. one town in new mexico only as one police officer. and a dog. will have more on why this canine is on duty, next. taking this live look. friday light. >> welcome back. this is the only licensed police officer and bess town in new mexico. >> and that was the last dog. and this--small town in new mexico. coming up at 6:00 a.m., will live. with a 12 year-old girl hit and killed struck by an suv. and an office workplace shooting. we will be back. this with commute. >> parents at an albany meet with
this evening, the oakland a's against the rangers the patch = 6:05 it is going to get dark but it is going to be relatively warm. that first pitch being thrown at 6:0 5:00 p.m. the big story is that excessive heat and also contending with port air quality day has been with spare the air date has been implemented. dehydration is certainly a concern with it today. limit your time outside and/or afternoon highs will be between 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.. your kron 4 7 day around the bay warm conditions on tap for tomorrow however, we could see perhaps 30 degrees compared with to what we are seeing with, right now. much lower than the seasonal average. 70's for the inland areas. and mid 60s for the coast. >> good morning give yourself plenty of extra time. no relief for the drive into the city by way of the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up into the oakland may ease. and across the upper deck in to san francisco the oakland- mes. towards san francisco city streets is about 20-25 minutes from the oakland m aze however, the san mateo/92 is looking good. however, getting clef a bit more crowded. wi
. the as if you haven't heard already they won the als title. they took on the rangers. they swept up. it was a sweet victory yesterday we're going to have highlights on that coming up as well. it's here. the ships have begun to arrive including the uss macon huge aircraft carrier. a lot of the sailors are doing a lot of great things. we'll explore that in a little more detail coming up. >>> a big change in the weather. >> a dramatic change in the forecast, the fog really rolled in yesterday afternoon and affected all of our coastal communities. dealing with widespread low clouds, it's a chilly start to the morning and we're looking at upper 70s at best. changes ahead. we have some sprinkles in the forecast. i'll highlight what's on tap for the week coming up. >>> the traffic looking good on the freeway this morning, but there's a bart delay. we are just learning that there's a piece of maintenance that is stuck on the tracks in oakland and that accounts for delays heading to san francisco which is a major commute direction from the bay. it's slowing on the fremont l ine. >>> the fi
the making the playoffs now. the mariners and then they get to play the rangers. all the games will be at home. and my guess i am ready for the a's. if we see more seats filled that is what it comes down to. >> i see it coming down to j. r. i just tell him the light of the coliseum's and where are the fans. >> it is going to be a gorgeous weekend and i know there's the ball to watch the would you do something tomorrow? will you pledge tomorrow to get off your butt and do something? >> i play a big turkey on tv but i move around a bit. it's like the older father driving his kids around on the weekend. >> you said it's all in the car you drive >> i am not running but i am going to say get on your mark spitz said go. but then i will go home immediately and set back on the couch. >> i'll be watching for you as i run by. >> that is a pretty good little run. >> we will see you is 7:53 a.m. we will be right back -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wo
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